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Speak Up: What's the Best Health or Fitness Advice You've Ever Heard?

Speak Up: What's the Best Health or Fitness Advice You've Ever Heard?

We go through our days picking up tidbits of advice from friends, family, teachers, the Internet, books, TV, etc. Everyone has his or her two cents. When it comes to achieving a healthy lifestyle, it helps to keep in mind productive tips you've picked up along the way. What's the best health or fitness related advice you've ever heard?



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KeriBeast KeriBeast 5 years
Hippiecowgirl's quote is awesome I love it.
youbetcha youbetcha 6 years
Lifting heavier weights, fewer reps, do compound exercises. This doesn't bulk me up at all. It produced far better and faster results than running, swimming, pilates, yoga, or dancing. I still do all that too. Also, I don't need to spend more than 60 to 90 mins at the gym to see great results. I do this first thing in the morning and get it out of the way. It's a level of exercise that is very doable. I eat sensibly and don't deprive myself of anything I want to eat. I just don't overeat. Being deprived is a horrible feeling.
nancita nancita 6 years
Treat your run like a dance party. Dance party! Also, if it hurts when you do that, don't do that.
DeviousMuse DeviousMuse 6 years
Hold yourself accountable. Don't make excuses. Be honest with yourself.
1apple 1apple 6 years
Don't diet. Learn everything you can about intuitive eating. And drink lots of water!
yaliyah yaliyah 6 years
1) Get your exercise out of the way early so you feel that you've accomplished something that day!2) Everything in moderation3) Eat slowly so your brain will notice when your belly is fully4) Crash dieting and restrictive diets rarely work and are difficult to maintain -- Make changes that you can see yourself keeping up for life.
yaliyah yaliyah 6 years
1) Get your exercise out of the way early so you feel that you've accomplished something that day! 2) Everything in moderation 3) Eat slowly so your brain will notice when your belly is fully 4) Crash dieting and restrictive diets rarely work and are difficult to maintain -- Make changes that you can see yourself keeping up for life.
mem952 mem952 6 years
exercise in the morning. learn to run. avoid refined sugar.
mem952 mem952 6 years
exercise in the morning.learn to run.avoid refined sugar.
fizzymartini fizzymartini 6 years
Yes, no-one ever regrets working out... but KNOW when to stop once you've started!! Ugh, I'm in pain today...
fizzymartini fizzymartini 6 years
Yes, no-one ever regrets working out... but KNOW when to stop once you've started!! Ugh, I'm in pain today...
AMP AMP 6 years
I've often said the same as hippiegirl posted: "No one ever regrets working out." I am hugely regretful the day after I decided I needed to lay on the couch instead of working out. I'd rather not deal with that baggage.
audrina audrina 6 years
Get adequate amount of sleep (7-8 hours a night is possible)Drink lots of waterEat in moderationEat more fruits and veggiesStay active including some sort of exercise, even if it means just walking.Get regular doctor check-upsStay positive
audrina audrina 6 years
Get adequate amount of sleep (7-8 hours a night is possible) Drink lots of water Eat in moderation Eat more fruits and veggies Stay active including some sort of exercise, even if it means just walking. Get regular doctor check-ups Stay positive
kate516 kate516 6 years
Eat a rainbow! - eat foods that are the colors of the rainbow every day.
kate516 kate516 6 years
Eat a rainbow! - eat foods that are the colors of the rainbow every day.
mswender mswender 6 years
Shop the perimeter of the grocery store because that is where the fresh unprocessed foods are!
lemuse20 lemuse20 6 years
Eat when you're hungry, stop when you're content (not full). Food = energy. Fiber is awesome.
Lys320 Lys320 6 years
Don't stress about the food when eating out - at the very least you can always have a salad.
pixelhaze pixelhaze 6 years
Get enough sleep. Without that, all your other good acts start off with a handicap.
pixelhaze pixelhaze 6 years
Get enough sleep. Without that, all your other good acts start off with a handicap.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 6 years
Suck your stomach in when you're waiting in line. It tightens your abs and doesn't take up any time.
msshellokitty msshellokitty 6 years
drink water.don't eat after 7 pm.
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